Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Science

RMIT University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
CRICOS: 00122A

Use your advanced research skills to contribute to new developments in health and biomedical sciences. The School of Health and Biomedical Sciences is committed to an interdisciplinary, collegial approach to scientific investigation. This approach brings together clinical and basic researchers who explore the boundaries between the disciplines. Findings inform clinical teaching and advance the treatment of patients. Projects can involve more than 120 researchers including academic staff, postdoctoral fellows, research assistants, support staff, honours and postgraduate students. Research is undertaken at RMIT's Bundoora campus in the purpose-built biosciences facility. The building's shared spaces promote a collaborative and multidisciplinary approach to science.


You will complete this program under academic supervision. You are required to complete the online modules: Research integrity, Copyright and intellectual property.


  • Biomedical Science

Standard entry requirements

  • A bachelor degree requiring at least four years of full-time study in a relevant discipline awarded with honours. The degree should include a research component comprised of a thesis, other research projects or research methodology courses that constitute at least 25% of a full-time academic year (or part-time equivalent). The applicant must have achieved at least a distinction average in the final year
  • Or A master degree that includes a research component comprised of at least 25% of a full-time academic year (or part-time equivalent) with an overall distinction average or a master degree without a research component with at least a high distinction average
  • Or Evidence of appropriate academic qualifications and/or experience that satisfies the Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research Training and Development or nominee that the applicant has developed knowledge of the field of study or cognate field and the potential for research sufficient to undertake the proposed program.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Bundoora International: $106,560 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

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